December 8, 2023


The previous Celtics large man posted on X that he misses his time with the Celtics.

Former Celtics heart Tacko Fall misses Boston. John Raoux/AP Photograph
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Regardless of now not being a Celtic, Tacko Fall nonetheless loves Boston.

An X person with the deal with @c0rliest replied to one in all Fall’s posts with “tacko we miss you in boston bro [sic]”. The previous Celtics heart noticed the reply and responded with a message that made hundreds of Celtics followers smile.

“So do I my good friend,” Fall wrote.

Fall’s first NBA workforce was the Celtics, who signed him as an undrafted free agent in 2019 after he led the College of Central Florida to the second spherical of that yr’s match. He grew to become a fan-favorite as a consequence of his insurmountable seven-foot-six-inch peak. 

He spent two seasons with the Celtics and their G-League affiliate, then referred to as the Maine Purple Claws, earlier than signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Fall at present performs for the Nanjing Monkey Kings of the Chinese language Basketball Affiliation (CBA).

This isn’t the primary time Fall has spoken fondly about his time in Boston. He at present lives in Chicago, however he informed Steve Bulpett of Heavy Sports activities that his true house is in Massachusetts.

“Boston will at all times be my residence,” he stated, “So I’m very grateful for that.”

Even upon leaving Boston for Cleveland in 2021, Fall took to X to share how a lot he beloved taking part in for the Celtics.

“Phrases can’t specific how a lot I’ve loved taking part in in Boston these final 2 years,” Fall wrote, “it was each a blessing and an honor…”

It’s simple for Celtics followers to focus solely on the workforce’s scorching begin and present success. However to the followers reminiscing over the previous, relaxation assured that former gamers like Fall are doing the identical.